How To Become an Adjudicator

FBA members who meet the prerequisites and have been nominated and approved by their district may start the application procedure. For more information, see the Adjudication Manual starting on page 4.

Prospective Adjudicator Information

Adjudication Manual (rev. 2022)

Adjudicator Application


MPA Online Adjudicator Management System

All judges have access to the Adjudicator Portal in MPA Online to manage their invitations, contracts, schedules, and review their past adjudication performance. If you have not yet received an email with instructions for setting up your account, please email


Adjudication Education Seminars


A Solo & Ensemble Adjudication Seminar will be held March 9, 2024 at Fort Walton Beach High School, for members who need to renew their approval or begin their approval process.  

Register for the March 9 S&E Adjudication Seminar

Seminars for Marching, Jazz, Concert, Solo & Ensemble, and Auxiliary will be held in conjunction with the FBA Summer Conference. More info will be available soon